Send an Instant Message in Skype

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Simply right click the contact and Choose “Send and IM”

If one or both users have a Web Cam then you can right click the contact and choose to “Start a video call”

Note that Either Person can toggle their Video stream on or off via the below button once in the call.

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NB sometimes during the first 5-10 seconds of a call whilst the full communication is being established pressing this button may not work so if you are having issues please wait a few seconds and press the button again to establish the video link.